Solicitor or Equivalent (Clinical Negligence Grade A/B – Manchester)

Job ID: JRFS0213128

Salary: £35000-£65000 per year

Location: ,

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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are working with a law firm based in the North West. If you are looking to work for a growing company that offers internal progression, has a great work life balance, fabulous benefits, and will support you and your goals, then this could be the role for you!

The ideal candidate will have:

Recent experience of handling a case load
8 years+ PQE or equivalent experience working in Clinical Negligence
Excellent organisational and time management skills
Excellent communication and drafting skills
Excellent IT skills especially in respect of Microsoft Office packages, proclaim and excel
Excellent attention to detail
Strong commercial awareness within a legal environment
Ability to work well with junior team members, providing coaching and mentoring
Flexible and willing to commit to achieving results and meeting deadlines.
Excellent Client Care Skills

The Senior Solicitor would play a key role in one of the Clinical Negligence teams by working on allocated cases, corresponding with customers and experts to ensure their cases are conducted in a proactive and commercially focused manner.

You would be joining a quality, experienced and growing team of Clinical Negligence lawyers several of whom hold accreditations such as from APIL, AvMA and Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel.

Key Duties:

Accountable for:

  • Providing support, guidance and assistance to the team to deliver outstanding service to customers
  • Proactive and commercial case management and progression
  • Supporting the Team Leader in ensuring the delivery of the team’s financial performance KPIs
  • Effective and thorough time recording

​Responsible for:

  • Discussing and agreeing case tactics and planning with the Team Leader and members of the team
  • Identifying cases which are ready for LOC, settlement and service within the team
  • Working with the team to ensure that relevant information is being collected and collated to enable the progression of the case
  • Management of a caseload in a proactive commercial manner
  • Co-ordinating the progression of cases with all internal and external parties
  • Drafting of legal documentation including LOC, letters of instruction
  • Negotiating settlement and the issuing and service of proceedings should it be required
  • Overseeing the documentation and correspondence produced by the team
  • Advising the team on any technical issues arising from their cases


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme (subject to targets being met)
  • Pension scheme with tax-efficient salary sacrifice option
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Medicash policy to cover some Dental, optical and other medical expenses
  • 35 days holiday a year including bank holidays and Christmas Closure, you also have an option to purchase up to 3 extra days’ holiday per year, until you long service award the 3 days after your 5th, 7th, and 9th full year of employment.
  • Enhanced company sick pay scheme
  • Flexible, agile working environment with a positive work-life balance
  • Varied calendar of funded company social events
  • Monthly voucher awards

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